“Forgotten Hollywood”- TCM Takes a Tour of the Big Apple…

Posted on August 10, 2013 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   Spend an afternoon with Turner Classic Movies and On Location Tours on an exclusive sightseeing tour of the Big Apple. Set to launch on Thursday, August. 22nd, the TCM Classic Film Tour will run each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, beginning at 11:30 AM. The TCM Classic Film Tour features an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide, extensive trivia about each location and a special video introduction by TCM host Robert Osborne, a longtime resident of New York. The three-hour sightseeing bus tour will take movie fans to some of the city’s greatest filming locations and one of several initiatives TCM is launching as it prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary in April 2014.

Turner Classic Tour Logo   TCM-tour

   In addition to seeing the real locations, visitors will get to see clips of the sites from cinema. New York is the most filmed city in the world. They have selected the best movie sites around Manhattan to share with you – in person and in motion picture clips.

Tour Highlights Include:

  • See the Empire State Building, featured in King Kong
  • Shop at the market showcased in Manhattan and You’ve Got Mail
  • Take pictures where Marilyn Monroe’s skirt flew up in The Seven Year Itch
  • Go on location to Grand Central Terminal, seen in North by Northwest and Superman
  • Match Central Park film locations to clips from Thomas Edison Shorts to Ghostbusters

Meeting Location

51st St & Broadway, near Times Square
(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets)

   Not only will you get a taste of New York film history, but you’ll receive a great sightseeing tour of Midtown and Uptown Manhattan aboard a private and comfortable bus.  Your guide will entertain, inform and quiz you with trivia questions as you as you visit over 60 locations!

   Book reservations for the TCM Classic Film Tour online at http://www.tcm.com/tours, or by calling 212-913-9780.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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